April 4, 2023

Five Truths for Board Members

The board members I interviewed provided incredible wisdom and insight. Many of their comments are used throughout the manuscript, but at the end of every chapter there is a special note for board members that explores the critical roles board members play in organizational transformation. In fact, organizational transformation and growth can only occur when the right staff leader and the right board leadership are working together. When asked to give advice to other nonprofit boards about how they can drive unprecedented growth and make a bigger difference in their community many suggested it starts with answering two questions:

  • Do we have the right leader?
  • Do we have the right board?